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Events and Marketing Coordinator (Administrative Support Coordinator II)

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Work type: Staff
Location: San Diego
Categories: Unit 7 - CSUEU - Clerical and Administrative Support Services, Administrative, Probationary, Full Time

Position Summary

The School of Journalism & Media Studies envisions a global society where citizens are engaged in their communities; where media professionals are ethical and committed to diversity and inclusivity, and embrace technology to serve the public good; and where people from all backgrounds think critically about the media. The School is one of seven schools within the College of Professional Studies and Fine Arts.

Under general supervision of the director of the School of Journalism & Media Studies, this position is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the School in the key areas of special events planning and execution; communications and marketing; community engagement; class scheduling and academic student support; and technology support. This position acts as primary liaison to the dean’s office on scheduling, special events, and communication efforts. The individual is expected to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with faculty, staff and students. As a primary assistant to the School director, the ASC supports the goals and activities of the School.

For more information regarding the School of Journalism and Media Studies, click here.

Full-time, permanent (probationary) position. This position is designated non-exempt under FLSA and is eligible for overtime compensation. Work schedule is Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

This position is physically located at the SDSU Main Campus in San Diego.

Education and Experience

Entry to this classification requires a fully functional knowledge of and skill in standard office procedures and practices, as well as an ability to understand and operate in a variety of organizational structures. Additionally, ASC IIs are expected to have a thorough knowledge of English grammar, spelling, and punctuation and be able to clearly communicate orally and in writing. Some positions may require a knowledge of business mathematics beyond basic arithmetic. The ability to use and quickly learn new office support technology systems and software packages is also a prerequisite.

These qualifications would normally be obtained through a high school program, technical/vocational program, or their equivalents combined with several years of related office work experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in special events planning and execution.
  • Experience in professional use of digital and social media platforms
  • Experience generating marketing material for various online platforms
  • Experience using Adobe or other similar programs to create graphics
  • Experience in writing and editing
  • Experience with SIMS/R, ASTRA, WebPortal and Blackboard

Specialized Skills

  • Proficient in professional use of digital and social media platforms.
  • Proficient with Adobe or other platforms (like Canva) to create graphics and other content
  • Proficient with use of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills and knowledge of AP Style are assumed, ability to research and gather information from a variety of sources and condense in a meaningful way according to target audience.

Compensation and Benefits

Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department’s fiscal resources. Starting salary upon appointment is not expected to exceed $3,535 per month. 

San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here.

CSU Classification Salary Range: $3,440 - $5,639 per month. 

SDSU Vaccine Policy

In accordance with the California State University systemwide policy, students, faculty, and staff must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or provide a valid medical or religious exemption in order to access campus.  An individual is considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose of a two-shot vaccine or two weeks after the first dose of a single-shot vaccine. 

The individual hired into this role will be required to submit their completed vaccination documentation to the university’s secure online health portal prior to beginning work.  Individuals with an approved medical or religious exemption on file with the university will be required to participate in SDSU’s COVID-19 testing program.

Supplemental Information

Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on July 7, 2022. To receive full consideration, apply by July 6, 2022. The position will remain open until filled.

The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. 

San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act. 

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

SDSU is a smoke-free campus. For more information, please click here.

SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.

Applicants with disabilities and applicants who require assistance completing an application may contact Rachael Stalmann at rstalmann@sdsu.edu.

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